Public Inquiry Solicitor

Job Description

Salary: £36 000 - £38 000

The Department

Our Casualty team provides a full, expert service in defending public and employers' liability claims, particularly workplace, public sector and claims against the emergency services. Weightmans' team is second-to-none in providing defendant litigation services in these specialist areas. We operate on a national basis with dedicated workplace, public and police teams.

The role

Key duties and responsibilities

  • Assist a partner & team handling a caseload of local authority claims, including highways, social care cases, and all other types of local authority litigation work. This will include Public Inquiry & Inquest work.
  • Understand and advise on new and developing areas of law such as the evolving duty of care, human rights, defamation and data protection/information law.
  • In part, the role will involve reviewing large volumes of documents, summarising them, preparing them for disclosure to other parties in litigation, and reporting on liability, value and tactics
  • Achieve set hours and billing targets
  • Meet deadlines, and comply with procedural requirements from clients and the firm
  • Comply with relevant policies and procedures
  • Work in accordance with Weightmans’ values
The person specification
  • Previous experience of managing a personal injury caseload, although not essential
  • Excellent organisational and time management skills
  • Excellent attention to detail and concentration
  • Excellent collaborative and team working skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Excellent IT skills
  • Ability to work to deadlines and targets
  • Ability to work as part of a team and on own initiative
  • Flexible approach

Job Summary

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